Mr. Baseball (1992)

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A former American baseball star, now considered a has-been, is signed to play for a Japanese league in this comedy. Cultures clash as the player at first fails to take his new teammates seriously, but he soon finds his love of the game rejuvenated by their fresh perspective.

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Gary Ross, Kevin Wade, Monte Merrick, Jeffrey Price, Ed Solomon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 24, 2003
Runtime:
MCA Universal Home Video

Cast

Tom Selleck

as Jack Elliot
Ken Takakura

as Coach Uchiyama
Aya Takanashi

as Hiroko Uchiyama
Ava Takanashi

as Hiroko Uchiyama
Dennis Haysbert

as Max `Hammer' Dubois
Toshi Shioya

as Yoji Nishimura
Kohsuke Toyohara

as Toshi Yamashita
Toshizo Fujiwara

as Ryoh Mukai
Mak Takano

as Shinji Igarashi
Kenji Morinaga

as Hiroshi Kurosawa
Joh Nishimura

as Tomohiko Ohmae
Lesly Leon Lee

as Lyle Massey
Norihide Goto

as Issei Itoi
Kensuke Toita

as Akito Yagi
Naoki Fujii

as Takuya Nishikawa
Takanobu Hozumi

as Hiroshi Nakamura
Jun Hamamura

as Hiroko's Grandfather
Mineko Yorozuyo

as Hiroko's Grandmother
Shoji Ohoki

as Coach Hori
Tomoko Fujita

as Hiroko's Assistant
Kinzoh Sakura

as 1st Umpire
Ikuko Saitoh

as Morita San
Hikari Takano

as Commercial Director
Tim McCarver

as Himself
Larry Pennell

as Howie Gold
Scott Plank

as Ryan Ward
Charles Joseph Fick

as Billy Stevens
Todd A. Provence

as Young Ball Player
Frank Mendoza

as New York Player
Kinzo Sakura

as 1st Umpire
Carrie Yazel

as Coed in Bed
Mary Kohnert

as Player's Wife
Makoto Kuno

as Japanese Sportscaste...
Michigo Washizukan

as Japanese Sportscaste...
Michiyo Washizukan

as Japanese Sportscaste...
Shotaro Kusumi

as Takahashi
Hiro Nagae

as Mutsui
Yoshimi Imai

as Ishimaru
Makoto Kaketa

as 2nd Umpire
Shogo Nakajima

as 3rd Umpire
Yoshiya Morita

as Yashiro/Coach
Takao Ito

as Katsura/Coach
Hidetaka Hoshino

as Adachi/Coach
Kazuhiko Migita

as Namiki/Dragons
Tsukumo Torisaka

as Anzai/Dragons
Kazukuni Mutoh

as Catcher/Giants
Hiroshi Masumoto

as Pitcher/Giants
Tomohisa Shoji

as 2nd Base/Giants
Fumio Kubo

as Pitcher/Whales
Yasunori Itoh

as Catcher/Whales
Nobuhiko Matsunami

as Giants Manager
Masahiro Nakane

as Pitcher/Carp
Yuji Inoue

as Player
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Washington Post
Top Critic

If Mr Baseball were a Major League team, it would be the Chicago Cubs; friendly, occasionally successful, but never likely to amount to much more than a .500 season.

Full Review… | July 24, 2003
eFilmCritic.com

So, that's what happened to Mr. Selleck's career!

July 24, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

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